Expressionism
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1905-1940

This movement contains other movements: Der Blaue Reiter, Cubism, Die Brücke, Dada, Bauhaus, Fauvism, Futurism

European art movement which consisted on many small and short-living groups. Each one painted with unconventional colours and distorted perspectives in order to "express" personal emotions.

People associated with this movement
Alexandr ArchipenkoUkrainian, 1887-196410 artworks
Alice BaillySwiss, 1872-1938122 artworks
Giacomo BallaItalian, 1871-195853 artworks
Max BeckmannGerman, 1884-1950375 artworks
Albert BlochGerman, 1882-19619 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191630 artworks
Georges BraqueFrench, 1882-1963358 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196791 artworks
Charles CamoinFrench, 1879-1965165 artworks
Heinrich CampendonkGerman, 1889-195726 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-196623 artworks
Marc ChagallFrench, 1887-1985211 artworks
Lovis CorinthGerman, 1858-1925288 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Robert DelaunayFrench, 1885-1941107 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
André DerainFrench, 1880-1954314 artworks
Otto DixGerman, 1891-196966 artworks
Raoul DufyFrench, 1877-1953945 artworks
Henri-Jacques EvenepoelBelgian, 1872-18998 artworks
Lyonel FeiningerAmerican, 1871-1956234 artworks
Roger de la FresnayeFrench, 1885-192581 artworks
Achille Emile-Othon FrieszFrench, 1879-1949296 artworks
Albert GleizesFrench, 1881-195386 artworks
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962115 artworks
Juan GrisSpanish, 1887-1927491 artworks
Erich HeckelGerman, 1883-197084 artworks
Alexei JawlenskyRussian, 1864-1941680 artworks
Wassily KandinskyRussian, 1866-1944262 artworks
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerGerman, 1880-1938262 artworks
Paul KleeSwiss, 1879-1940227 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196452 artworks
Marie LaurencinFrench, 1883-1956294 artworks
Henri LaurensFrench, 1885-19548 artworks
Henri Le FauconnierFrench, 1881-19464 artworks
Fernand LégerFrench, 1881-1955490 artworks
Wyndham Lewis1882-195753 artworks
André LhoteFrench, 1885-1962324 artworks
August MackeGerman, 1887-1914102 artworks
Henri ManguinFrench, 1874-1949165 artworks
Franz MarcGerman, 1880-1916343 artworks
Louis MarcoussisPolish, 1883-194181 artworks
Albert MarquetFrench, 1875-1947451 artworks
Henri MatisseFrench, 1869-1954771 artworks
Jean MetzingerFrench, 1883-1956153 artworks
Paula Modersohn-BeckerGerman, 1876-1907147 artworks
Amedeo ModiglianiItalian, 1884-1920313 artworks
Otto MüellerGerman, 1874-193029 artworks
Edvard MunchNorwegian, 1863-19441671 artworks
Gabrielle MünterGerman, 1878-1955113 artworks
Emil NoldeGerman, 1867-19561100 artworks
Hermann Max PechsteinGerman, 1881-1955190 artworks
Constant PermekeBelgian, 1886-19527 artworks
Pablo PicassoSpanish, 1881-1973515 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Jean PuyFrench, 1876-196019 artworks
Alfred RethHungarian, 1884-196617 artworks
Georges RouaultFrench, 1871-1958404 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Egon SchieleAustrian, 1890-1918351 artworks
Karl Schmidt-RottluffGerman, 1884-197663 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196646 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-196114 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Chaim SoutineFrench, 1894-1943532 artworks
Howard TangyeAustralian36 artworks
Maurice de VlaminckFrench, 1876-1958880 artworks
Johann Heinrich VogelerGerman, 1872-194246 artworks
Edward Wadsworth1889-194953 artworks
Max WeberPolish, 1881-196155 artworks
Albert WeisgerberGerman, 1878-19153 artworks
Marianne von WerefkinRussian, 1860-1938100 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Lake Vietzker in Autumn
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

After Bathing
Hermann Max Pechstein

Young English Girl
Chaim Soutine

In Conversation
Emil Nolde

Bathers
Achille Emile-Othon Friesz

Girl with Book
Hermann Max Pechstein

Manhattan Skyscrapers
Lyonel Feininger

Fishermen Bringing in the Nets
Hermann Max Pechstein

Rabbi with Cat
Natalia Goncharova

Pirouette
Georges Rouault

Fishermen with Boat
Hermann Max Pechstein

Villa R
Paul Klee

Boats on the Pebbles
Georges Braque
Important dates
Founding date:  1905
Why 1905?: Creation of Die Brücke and Fauvism in Germany and France.

End date:  1940
Why 1940?: The Nazis condemned Expressionism as "degenerate art" and forbade artists to paint.